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Dec 30, 2012; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) talks with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) after the game at FedEX Field. The Redskins won 28 - 18. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA Today Sports

Dallas Cowboys And Tony Romo Talking Extension


The Dallas Cowboys need to get Tony Romo to sign an extension for several reasons. First, to lock up the most reliable starting quarterback they’ve had since Troy Aikman. Second, for the much needed cap relief. The Cowboys are barely under the cap.

“There’s never really a start or stop time with Tony,” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said, via ESPN Dallas. “I do think it will get done.”

If they don’t get an extension done, they could be forced  into a bidding war with the rest of the league in free agency. But the main reason to hammer out a negotiation right now is the cap relief, and that is why the Cowboys are currently negotiating with Anthony Spencer, the recipient of the Cowboys franchise tag.

The Cowboys haven’t been players at all in free agency mainly due to the lack of available funds, but that necessarily wasn’t the plan.

“We were never going to be big players in free agency this year,” Jones said. “We played there last year, and we felt like we did some good things, and we’ve got to see what the end results are. A big focus for us is on this draft. We need to draft well.”

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  • jrcowboy49

    Romo extension is important but not for more than 4 years. As to Spencer,
    the Chiefs should trade OT Branden Albert to the Cowboys for SOLB
    Spencer straight up. Cowboys need a OL and the Chiefs get a SOLB or DE. Both
    are winners and still keep their draft positions.
    The economics of player salaries are changing and going down
    as a result of the flat cap. Jerrah better wise up to this fact and the deferred
    salaries that mortgage our future.

  • http://twitter.com/NickFury514 NickFury

    4 years?? I would give him zero years and the boot.. i just saw a video on datnewhiphop com about how for sure dallas will be resigning him, terrible terrible mistake